With what was supposed to be the final Mid-South Conference match between Lindenwood and Davenport, turned into a 36-14 D1A playoff victory for the Lions. After the D1A bracket revealed the two teams would meet in the first round, the coaches agreed that the squads would play on Saturday then have two weeks before the winner would play Life on April 22nd.
In Grand Rapids, Mich. at the Farmers... Read More
In the second game of a home and away series between Central Washington University and Brigham Young University, the Cougars repeated the tune of the first match beating the Wildcats, 55-12. With both squads moving on in search of postseason glory, the teams used this game to identify and shore up weaknesses before the playoffs begin.
"[BYU] was able to match their physicality, which allowed us a... Read More
In the second part of a home and away series with the Glendale Raptors, Brigham Young University nearly pulled off the upset losing by two points, 41-39. After losing 57-12 in early February in Glendale, Colo., the Cougars improved immensely in Saturday’s match and will use the experience in the upcoming D1A Playoffs. For the Raptors, the game was preparation for its battle with the Austin Huns... Read More
After going winning their respective conferences in the fall, D1A powerhouses, Indiana and Penn State, met in Bloomington, Ind. for a preliminary postseason showdown. It was the Hoosiers’ first match in almost a month and second of the year, while Penn State has had a successful spring beating Navy, Old Blue, and three wins during a tour to Scotland in early March. The test was close in the first... Read More
Two of the top college programs in the nation scrummed down on Saturday when the University of California-Berkeley and Saint Mary’s College of California played at Witter Field in Berkeley, Calif. The Bears held the lead for most of the game, but the highly anticipated match boiled down to the last ten minutes. Down 24-13, St. Mary’s battled back from a two-try deficit to win the game, 27-24.
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In its first match in over a month, the University of Utah blasted Utah State University, 83-21. In preparation for its clash with Arizona next Saturday, the Utes ripped off 13 tries by ten different players. Chad Gough led Utah with a hat trick and freshman Kelsin Pupunu excelled at both fullback and outside center with two tries.
“Knowing that we needed a focused effort against Utah State to... Read More
Coming off a high after beating Saint Mary’s last weekend, #4 Brigham Young University stayed hot punishing #5 Central Washington University, 46-24. In Ellensburg, Wash., the Cougars used a wind in the first half to open up a 24-0 halftime lead as CWU struggled with its execution. The Wildcats battled in the second half to win the period, but BYU kept pace not allowing its opponent to gain ground... Read More
In the California Conference, UC-Santa Barbara finished its season on a high note with a 27-22 win over rival Cal Poly, while San Diego State blew out Santa Clara, 92-28.
In a back and forth match, UCSB earned a hard-fought 27-22 home victory over Cal Poly. The visitors got the scoring started at 8’ from a crashing try from Nathan Sylvia. In the first of eight lead changes, UCSB prop Ki Wan Sung... Read More
In the highly anticipated rematch between top-ranked Saint Mary’s College of California and #4 Brigham Young University, the Cougars defended their home field in Provo, Utah dealing the Gaels their first loss of the season, 35-26. In a game riddled with penalties, BYU was better prepared for this match than the one in February. With Calvin Whiting and Matt Jensen back in the lineup and more games... Read More
In the concluding match of the “World Cup” series, the University of California Berkeley took on the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Things unraveled for Cal in the second half as a competitive match turned into a bit of a rout, with UBC earning the 50-6 win.
Both teams traded penalties early, but UBC broke through at 8’ with a penalty try, awarded due to an offsides call... Read More